Arctic Monkeys I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor GCSE Media Studies Music Video CSP

Resources for the Close Study Product for the reformed AQA GCSE Media Studies course. Designed for AQA, and anyone examining the Music Video ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ The 16 slide 5 lesson resource and PLC study the Media Audience and Industries around the video and how it relates to the changing nature of the music industry; it also compares key points to the other Music Video CSP, ‘One Direction, History’ . The Powerpoint includes all resources and five lessons work (with possible expansion).

Lesson 1: Who were the Arctic Monkeys and why was their growth a key turning point in the music industry? Compare the Arctic Monkeys with a classic rock band, such as The Beatles.
Lesson 2: Analysis of the video for ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’. How do the band present their image through the video and why? Why do music videos exist?
Lesson 3: What are the demographics and psychographics of the Arctic Monkeys audience (Young and Rubicam)? Why do people watch the Arctic Monkeys (Uses and Gratification)?
Lesson 4: Why was this video a turning point in the music industry? How did P2P file sharing change the music industry? How has changing technology enabled self-production in music and what does this mean for the music industry?
Lesson 5: How are music videos regulated and why? Comparing Arctic Monkeys ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ and One Direction ‘History’.

All of the above are linked through activities to ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ and could extend into further lessons and discussions. As previous 5-star reviews for other CSPs published on TES have stated ‘these are great starting points’ for lesson delivery.
Powerpoint file contains all resources, along with a Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) for students to RAG-rate their knowledge, skills and understanding. As reviewers have stated for previous Media Studies CSPs:
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Created: Jul 9, 2018

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